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The importance of taking a CPR class

The importance of taking a CPR class

Posted by admin on Sep 19, 2012

CPR, or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, is an extremely useful skill that can end up saving someone’s life. While it is so valuable, many Americans simply do not know it and do not plan on learning it. If every American takes a class and gets their CPR...

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Diaper Bag First Aid Contents – Mending boo boos on the go!

Diaper Bag First Aid Contents – Mending boo boos on the go!

Posted by admin on Sep 20, 2012

 Is your diaper bag overflowing with things you’ll never use or need?  Kids are unpredictable and boo boos happen at the most inconvenient time. When your children start walking, it’s time to trade in the binkies and bottles in your diaper bag for bandages and...

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Dog CPR – Guidelines are changing

Dog CPR – Guidelines are changing

Posted by admin on Sep 5, 2012

Less than 6% of cats and dogs survive a cardiac arrest in the hosptial/veterinary setting.  This is in contrast to about a 20% human survival rate, in the hospital setting.  The good news is that a team of veterinary specialists is working on revising CPR guidelines...

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Beyond CPR class-Easy ways to  Protect Your Heart

Beyond CPR class-Easy ways to Protect Your Heart

Posted by KimWilschek on Feb 8, 2012

 In honor of healthy heart month, we want to share our heart healthy recipe to protect all the important ‘hearts’ in your life: Have a positive attitude -People who are positive have a 22% lower risk of cardiovascular disease Hug each other –...

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Learn Infant CPR-True Stories

Learn Infant CPR-True Stories

Posted by KimWilschek on Oct 17, 2011

Yesterday I read two newswire stories about infant CPR and child CPR.  Both children were found in their home and in both circumstances, the family appeared untrained in administering CPR. One child was only 3 weeks old, the other was 15 months old. I can’t...

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CPR, Crib Safety, & Car Seats

CPR, Crib Safety, & Car Seats

Posted by KimWilschek on Oct 3, 2011

Are you ready for baby? Prioritize the top 3 safety concerns. At Chicago CPR, we focus on the 3 C’s – CPR, car seats, and cribs. We know new parents have a lot of things on their ‘preparing for baby to-do list”. Simplify your list by...

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